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The award rate or mate’s rates?

When determining whether there is an employment or contract relationship, it is important to look at all circumstances surrounding the agreement.

Taking the bite out of section 59A

Section 59A of the Workers Compensation Act 1987 disentitles workers to ongoing medical or related treatment after they cease to be entitled to weekly payments. However, the recent Presidential decision in Pacific National Pty Limited v Baldacchino [2018] NSWWCCPD 12 puts the operation of that section in a spin with Deputy President Snell determining that a knee replacement is exempt.
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Hicksons places its future firmly in the hands of the younger generation

Hicksons is delighted to announce the promotion of two lawyers to the partnership from 1 July 2018.

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